A-37B Dragonfly Control Lever

Published: March 6th, 2017     
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Reviewed by: 
Rod Lees, IPMS# 10821
Scale: 1/48
Company: Quickboost
Price: $3.50
Product / Stock #: 48729

THANK YOU to our friends and suppliers at Aires/Quickboost for another improvement set, in this case for the Trumpeter A-37 Dragonfly. And thanks also to the reviewer corps leaders for making them available for my review.

This set takes the kit components and improves them by directly replacing the kit parts with fine, pressure-molded resin parts. These are very thin and fragile! Included are four control columns with much refined, thin columns, better boots at the bottom, and the control grip actually looks like the real thing, fantastic! The kit items are REALLY clunky and don't look like they should. QUICKBOOST fixes that as shown in the side by side photos.

Remove the parts from their pour stub, and superglue in place. These fit in place of the kit items, no additional sanding or kit plastic removal required. Quick and improved kit appearance with scale size and thickness.

Use your favorite sharp instrument to separate the parts from their pour stubs. Some light sanding of the parts where they have been removed from the stubs is required, particularly the inner portion of the stick. That's why you get four! Install with superglue and use a touch spray of primer to prepare the resin for final painting and installation. These do stick out, so my recommendation is to not install everything until the end so you won't break them.

This set is highly recommended for improved detail! Thanks again to Quickboost and IPMS USA for providing these items.

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